While most would not think of Jame Allen as a Legendary Influencer; he was certainly one of the early authors to have written on the topics of success, pre-dating Napoleon Hill. James Allen was born in Leicester, England, in 1864. He took his first job at age 15 to support his family, after his father was murdered while looking for work in America. Allen was employed as a factory knitter and a private secretary until the early twentieth century, when he became increasingly known for his motivational writing. His 1903 work As a Man Thinketh earned him worldwide fame as a prophet of inspirational thinking and influenced a who’s-who of self-help writers.
This VC veteran, Ann Lamont, on the challenges female-led startups endure and why forgetting failure is key to surviving in the venture world.
Carmine Gallo shares the three simple secrets all inspiring messages share, and how inspiring executives and entrepreneurs tell their brand or product story in a way that’s understandable, memorable and emotional.
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
October 19, 2011, Apple organized Steve Jobs Celebration Event Video. Several guests appeared and gave tribute to the genius. Bill is a board at Apple. Bill is also a coach to several IT leaders in the valley including Steve Jobs. An insightful speech for Jobs’ fans and people who believe in coaching.
The first annual Forbes 10 Under 10 Influencers in Tech. The brightest young minds in tech, in conversation with Forbes reporter Aly Mawji
“The same principles apply as a basketball player and a CEO: focus, strategy, discipline.” During his View From The Top talk on October 5, 2015, Earvin “Magic” Johnson shared business, career, and life advice for Stanford GSB students. “Never let anybody define who you are and who you can become.”
I know what it means to put your heart and soul into your business; but, this holiday I want you to remember life is for living and guilt is a wasted emotion. Don’t feel guilty taking time off from your business venture. Be present over the holidays, and when you are working, work. When you[…]Read More
John Frazier took to the streets of Austin, TX to see if random people knew about the upcoming event #ShopSmallSaturday 2015. Originally shared on Twitter @BizBuzzAmerica.
Hint: First observed on November 27, 2010, it is a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which feature big box retail and e-commerce stores respectively. By contrast, Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize brick and mortar businesses that are small and local.
Laura Klein, So You Want to Build the Next Facebook, Big Things Start Small
Source: Lean Startup Conference
October 20, 2004 presentation by Guy Kawasaki for the Stanford Technology Ventures Program Educators Corner in the School of Engineering at Stanford University. Guy Kawasaki, founder and Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, spoke to Stanford University students in October, 2004.
October 20, 2004 Guy Kawasaki, founder and Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, believes that those companies who set out to make a positive change in the world are the companies that will ultimately be the most successful. He gives examples of the best way to make meaning: increase quality of life, right a wrong, and prevent the end of something good. Source: Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Corner
Garrett Black, Editor @PitchBook Recaps the highs and lows from U.S. Venture Capital in 3Q 2015 via Video Source: Pitchbook BlogRead More
Stephen Key stops by the Googeplex to discuss his latest book, “One Simple Idea for Startups”.
Source: Talks at Google